Accompanying Person ProgramIn addition to the welcome reception, dinners, concert, conference excursion and conference dinner, the following program will be offered to the accompanying persons. The prices given here are tentative; nevertheless no significant changes are expected. We would like to ask for preliminary (nonbinding) registration in the registration form. This will facilitate planning and preparation of the trips. The final registration and payment for these excursions should be at conference registration.
Monday, May 18: Prague round trip (approx. 60 Euro)
The trip lasts approx. 6 hours. All the highlights of medieval Prague are included in the tour, including a boat trip on the River Vltava.
There are many web-pages on Prague; one of the most comprehensive is:
Tuesday, May 19: Kutna Hora - UNESCO world heritage city, (approx. 100 Euro)
The trip lasts approx. 5 hours. It includes a visit to the Italian Court, the Chapel of Corpus Christi, the Royal Mint, the Cemetery Chapel with its ossuary, the Cathedral of St. Barbara, and the Stone House. Detailed information can be found on:
Thursday, May 20: Konopiste Castle - the castle of Franz Ferdinand d'Este (approx. 90 Euro)
The trip lasts approx. 6 hours. Konopiste is a magnificent castle about 60 km from Prague. Three guided tours will be available for the guests, offering
I- Salons of the South wing
II- Salons of the North wing
III- Private chambers of Franz Ferdinand
Detailed information can be found on